There are many different types of microcomputers, such as personal computers, tablet computers, smartphones and servers. Any type of computer or device that has a microprocessor chip is a microcomputer.
The term personal computer covers many different types of devices when describing microcomputers. The following is a list of different types of microcomputers:
- Desktop computer
- Notebook or laptop computer
- Tablet computer
- Personal digital assistant
Most of these microcomputers are very powerful due to the microprocessor chip that is installed in each one. Each has a different purpose and function, and the chip set reflects the intended use.
Microcomputers are not the only class of computers. There are also supercomputers, minicomputers and mainframes.